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  • IRP Students Learn about Science Innovation

    The Hackley Independent Research Program was happy host Dr. Ianchulev (P’ 26) on Friday, January 17, 2020. Dr. Iachulev gave an inspiring talk on innovation, and the various projects and products that he has founded since his residency.
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  • Have you ever wonder why it’s called a workout?

    Dr. Ying's 9th grade physics classes went to the Fitness Center in the JCHW to do a “work"-out--investigating the physics of "work". a.k.a., the transfer of energy.
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  • Learning and Teaching About Digestion

    Hackley Upper School biology students wrote postcards to Hackley first graders highlighting the differences between human digestion and the digestive systems of other animals.
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  • The debate team prepping with coach Tucker Wilke.

    US Debate Update

    Over the Martin Luther King, Jr, holiday weekend, in Lexington, MA, 12 debaters braved inclement weather and a tough national circuit debating Resolved: The United States should end its economic sanctions against Venezuela.
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  • Katie Jenson, Head Athletic Trainer at Hackley School.

    Athletic Training for Health and Wellness

    Hackley's Athletic Trainer team supports a broad spectrum of Health and Wellness programming -- learn more about their work on Hackley Perspectives.
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  • The Hackley Fencing team in the new fencing studio.

    Hackley Fencing Continues Era of Success in JCHW

    The Hackley Fencing program continues to see success in 2019-2020 as the new fencing studio has helped build the growth and strength of the program. Four Hackley teams are in the hunt for ISFL titles.
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  • Greg Occhiogrosso (11th), Daniel Cai (10th), Ava Lattimore (9th), and Kiriann Fitzpatrick (11th).

    Hackley Students Win Ethics Bowl

    On January 19, four Hackley students represented Hackley at the New York City Regional Competition for the 2020 National High School Ethics Bowl and won first place.
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  • The Rose window in Allen Memorial Hall.

    Hudson Valley Young Musicians Concert in Allen Memorial Hall

    Hackley School is partnering with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center to host the first Hudson Valley Young Musicians Concert on Sunday, February 2nd and we are pleased to announced that one of our Upper School chamber groups, comprised of Eliana Lee '20, Oren Tirschwell '20, and Marie Wurtz '22, has been selected to perform.
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  • Sofia Graziano ’20

    Athletes of the Week (Winter Update)

    Six athletes earned Athlete of the Week honors in the week before Winter Break and in the two weeks since.
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  • Civic Engagement and Service Learning

    On Friday, 1/17, students in the Civic Engagement for Advanced Spanish Speakers course spent time with the Hispanic community at Neighbors Link, a resource center that aids the local community in Northern Westchester County.
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  • Sharing Skills with Younger Students

    During December, Hackley 8th graders learned block printing techniques in their regular art classes and created many prints of their own. They then designed a workshop to share their newfound knowledge with Hackley kindergarten students.
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  • Hackley science IRP (Independent Research Project) students at Regeneron.

    Hackley’s Partnership with Regeneron

    Hackley Review Winter 2019-20

    Two Hackley teachers, Melissa Boviero and Dan Lipin, have completed the Regeneron STEM Teaching Fellowship.
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  • Middle School students develop their game strategies on a Saturday morning.

    Hiding the Vegetables: Roleplaying, Games, and Simulations

    Hackley Review Winter 2019-20 By Michael Canterino '03, Upper School English Teacher

    While this academic school year offers Hackley’s first course explicitly designed around roleplay gaming as the central mechanism for understanding, analyzing, and creating content, games and simulations have been a tradition in Hackley classrooms for years.
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  • Cyndy Jean, Director of the Middle School

    Making it Real: Bringing Learning to Life in the Middle School

    Hackley Review Winter 2019-20 By Cyndy Jean, Director of the Middle School

    When I first accepted my new role as the Director of the Middle School, many colleagues and mentors offered me great insight and advice into the new career path I had chosen. Although I felt a tug at my heart knowing I was preparing to step out of the classroom and away from consistent, direct interaction with students, I was heartened by the first early interactions I had with the middle school faculty.
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  • Lower School Technology teacher Mary Murray-Jones and librarian Anna McKay introducing the ground rules for the Fourth grade student presentations.

    Wonder: The Hub of Interdisciplinary Learning in the Lower School

    Hackley Review Winter 2019-20 By Lisa Oberstein, Director of the Lower School

    With less than half a year’s tenure on the Hilltop and in my role as Hackley’s new Director of Lower School, I get to experience so many “firsts,” and so many discoveries, that I feel a special kinship with the Class of 2032, our kindergarteners who began their own Hackley journey in September. Meeting so many wonderful people and experiencing the invitation to “Enter here to be and find a friend” myself, I am reminded every day that the root of “wonderful” is “wonder.”
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  • Lower School students celebrated the Lunar New Year.

    The Year of the Rat

    Hackley Middle and Lower School students celebrated the Lunar New Year this week as they enjoyed performances of music, dance, and face-changing given by three Chinese artists on January 14th (in the Lower School) and 15th (in the Middle School).
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  •  Pavel Litvinov's portrait on the wall outside the Head of School’s office.

    Wendt Visiting Scholar Pavel Litvinov

    On January 9, Hackley hosted Pavel Litvinov, this year’s Henry Wendt Visiting Scholar, who addressed Upper School students in the morning, visited classes, and then continued conversation with students over lunch.
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  • The Advanced Forest Ecology Students are continuing the annual tradition of using recycled Christmas tree to build habitat for birds.

    Building Habitats in Hackley's Forest

    The Advanced Forest Ecology Students are continuing the annual tradition of using recycled Christmas tree to build habitat for birds.
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  • Jasmine Bayrooti '18 (under the clock) returned to the Hilltop to talk with Hackley’s Independent Research program students about her research projects.

    Jasmine Bayrooti ’18 visits Hackley’s IRP

    Jasmine Bayrooti '18 returned to the Hilltop to talk with Hackley’s Independent Research program students about her research projects, both as a Hackley student and more recently at Stanford.
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  • Hackley US students Zach Yusaf, Zara Yusaf, Michael Lee, and Ella Rodriguez the first Pass the Gavel presentation at P.S. 105 in the Bronx.

    Pass the Gavel

    On Thursday, January 2nd, Hackley US students Zach Yusaf, Zara Yusaf, Michael Lee, and Ella Rodriguez ran two separate two-hour presentations on debate at P.S. 105 in the Bronx.
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  • Uncomfortable Learning

    Hackley senior Becky Steinberg '20's recent Chapel Talk to fellow students underscores the value of struggle, shared here on Hackley Perspectives.
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  • Understanding Athletic Recruiting

    On Sunday, January 26, at 1:00 p.m., in Allen Hall, Hackley's College Counseling Office and Athletics Department will offer a program on college athletic recruitment. This meeting is open to all, but since it focuses on the college athletic recruitment process, it necessarily targets very strong athletes.
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  • Celebrating Together

    The 4th annual Hudson Scholars Holiday Party on 12/15 brought together about 150 people--the Scholars and their families, over 20 Upper School mentors (and some of their families too), numerous Hackley teachers--and a great deal of Holiday cheer and joy!
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    Deeper Context for Understanding Warfare

    Upper School students in the "Topics in the History of Warfare" class went to the Jacob Burns Film Center this week for a screening of "1917" with the goal of gaining better understanding of why WWI played out the way it did.
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Media

  • Welcome Back Jan 2019!

    2019 Hackley Welcome Back!

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  • US Play Electra Highlights

    US Play Electra Highlights

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  • Fall Highlights

    Fall 2018 Highlights

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    Founder's Day Visitor

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    Peace One Day

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  • First Friday

    First Friday 2018

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  • First Day 2018

    Welcome Back!

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    2018-19 Convocation

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    First Day of the 2018-19 School Year!

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  • Allen Pool begins to fade away

    August on the Hilltop

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  • Coffeehouse Spring Short Highlights 2018

    Spring Coffeehouse Highlights!

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  • A Special Announcement 3/6/18

    A Special Announcement

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  • All School Sing-a-long 2018

    4th Annual All School Sing-along

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  • Johnson Center for Health and Wellness Opening Day

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